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FAQs

How do I find out about employment opportunities at Moraine Valley Community College?
The college lists vacancies on the Human Resources website, along with detailed job postings. We also advertise in local and national publications, and on Web sites geared toward specific academic disciplines.

How do I apply for a position at Moraine Valley Community College?
Human Resources strongly encourages all applicants to apply online for our vacant positions. The application process requires the completion of an electronic application, and the submission of a cover letter and resume. All three parts of the application process must be submitted for your application to be complete.

Some of our support staff positions require a typing test. It is recommended that the applicant come to Human Resources to take the typing test prior to completing the application. The application cannot be processed until a typing test with a passing score is on file. If you pass the typing test, your score will remain on file for six months. If you do not pass the typing test initially, you are eligible to re-take the test at a later date.

What type of application do I need to complete?
The best way to apply for Moraine Valley positions is to read and review the job postings on our Web site. Once you determine the position is a good match with your education level and work experience, complete the appropriate electronic application. There are three types of applications (see Job Categories for definitions) you can complete for employment: administrative and professional (A&P), faculty and support staff. Make sure you complete the appropriate application for the position for which you are applying.

How do I submit supplemental credentials?
If the position you are applying for requires supplemental credentials to be submitted (such as transcripts, certifications, letters of recommendation, etc.) these documents may be attached to your application or can be mailed to the:
Office of Human Resources
Moraine Valley Community College
Building L, Room L167
9000 W. College Pkwy.
Palos Hills, Illinois 60465

Submit a note with your documentation indicating the position you have applied for so your supplemental credentials can be matched with your application.

To whom should I address my cover letter?
When applying for faculty and Administrative & Professional positions, the cover letter’s salutation can be addressed to Dear Sir or Madam, or Dear Search Committee. When applying for support staff positions, the cover letter’s salutation can be addressed to Dear Sir or Madam, or Dear Hiring Manager.

Cover letters should indicate how your education and experience fit the position for which you are applying. Cover letters are to be submitted as part of the application process.

Will I be notified when the position has been filled?
Yes. Human Resources will send an electronic notification alerting you to the status of your employment application.

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